Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Van Buren Boulevard in Riverside
RIVERSIDE, CA (September 15, 2019) – A 60-year-old man was killed after being struck by a vehicle while trying to cross a Riverside street Sunday evening, authorities said.
The fatal incident happened just before 8:00 p.m. on Van Buren Boulevard at Arlington Avenue.
According to Riverside police, a male pedestrian was not in a designated crosswalk when he was struck by a southbound Chevrolet pickup on Van Buren.
The driver stopped and called 911. An ambulance took the victim to a hospital, where he died a short time later.
Officials did not release the identity of the victim pending next of kin notification.
Police questioned the driver and later released him.
The incident remains under investigation.
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